Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
book. >> msnbc contributor mike barnicle. willie geist is here. >> can i tell you this is a big day for you? >> sure, sure. >> we've got a momentous birthday today in the brzezinski household, 17 years old? amelia? >> yes! >> 17. it's over. she's gone. >> she's not gone. >> i mean college a year from now. >> willie, willie. >> should we sing "happy birthday"? >> no. she would be so embarrassed. >> 17. >> i know, i'm the mother of a 17-year-old. joe, good morning. we have a lot to talk about today. i know you want to talk about major league baseball, though. that's what i'm told. >> well, i want to talk about a couple things. i think on your daughter's 17th birthday, i think now's a good time to come clean. >> okay. let's do it. >> a-rod's about to get busted for 'roids. ray lewis, in one of his press conferences, a football player, we find out that he's using deer -- what is it, willie -- deer -- >> deer antler spray. >> deer antler spray. >> that's awkward. >> which by the way, little-known fact, willie and i for the first three years of this show, and we admitted it, we would regu
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
james baker, mike barnicle, coming out, a guy from texas who's been a hunter his whole life. joe manchin, colin powell, stanley mcchrystal, ronald reagan came out in favor of an assault weapons ban. in fact, a lot of people say that reagan made the deciding push. i mean, reagan was the one that made the big difference by calling republican members and writing republican members that were on the fence and convinced them to do it. yeah, at some point, the survivalist wing of the nra is going to collapse simply because their only argument for having assault weapons is at the end of the day, it's either fun because they like shooting at targets with these big guns, or two, because they want to have a weapon to shoot american troops when they believe they're going to come to their door. it's a ridiculous argument. it's illogical and has no weight with middle america or with the supreme court. >> jon, you just alluded to it talking about jim baker, the jim bakers, senator manchins of this world, they have to be matched up against people like wayne lapierre. and the question has to be asked, am
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
." it's monday, january 14th. with us on set, we have msnbc contributor, mike barnicle. hello, mike. >> my goodness. >> what? >> when did you call him -- you said hello, mike. >> same old, same old. former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst, steve rattner. and "fortune" magazine's assistant managing editor, leigh gallagher is with us. hi, leigh. >> hi. >> good to have you. >> it was a good weekend. huge weekend. you had colin powell on "meet the press." >> that was good. i was going to start with that. that was fantastic. >> then of course your biggest -- your biggest event of the weekend. miss america. miss america. >> no, not miss america. >> very excited. miss alabama. is alabama going to win everything? >> she's not from alabama. >> she actually lives in brooklyn, doesn't she? >> yeah. no, i didn't watch that. i watched "the golden globes," but i did not watch "miss america." you know how i feel about pageants. donald trump called me and left me a message saying my secret desire in life was to be a beauty queen. >> so let me ask you, was your secret desire in l
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
's on a friday. >> welcome to "morning joe." with us on set, we have msnbc contributor mike barnicle. i thought you were going to try and get out early. >> i was. >> yeah? >> i was. but here i am. the good news never ends. >> i'm not sure how that happened. usually you just leave. msnbc political an vis and vice president and executive editor of msnbc.com, richard wolffe is with us. hello, richard. >> good morning. >> how are you? and we have the chairman of deutsche incorporated. >> now you perked up. now it just happened. >> are you serious? really? did you just say that? >> there was a whole body language thing that happened. or it was just some bad tacos from last night. >> right. it was definitely not body language for you, donny. oh, my god! wow! wow! >> great stuff. >> have you seen -- just+++1dt >> what's the latest on his knee? >> well, it was a major operation. it was a reconstruction of his knee, but dr. andrews indicated that he was hopeful that he would be able to participate in the 2013 season. we'll see. i don't know. >> if you're not hopeful as a surgeon, why are you a surgeon?